Roosting on the nest boxes

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by kateseidel, May 22, 2010.

  1. kateseidel

    kateseidel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 9, 2010
    They are only 10 weeks old, so we have a ways to go. But the hands-down, number 1 roosting spot in the coop is on top of the nest boxes (they do not have a slant board top). Are they going to move over to the roosts at some point or should I relocate the nest boxes before it's too late?
  2. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2010
    Hollis, New Hampshire
    try moving the roost down a bit and maybe puting them on it at night. they'll get the hang of it soon!
  3. wren

    wren Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2007
    St Augustine, FL
    Imo they will just roost on it again in the new location. Unless you put it so close to the ceiling that they can't fit. Unfortunately you may just have to put a slant top on it.

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